Dear survivors, regardless of how rape is portrayed in the media, your stories, experiences, and pains are valid. You don't need to clarify anything for any one.
You didn't have to know anything about fashion to understand the power of the name Oscar de la Renta. The 82-year-old designer, who passed away after a long battle with cancer on Monday, left a legacy of dressing some of the world's most revered women. Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush, Oprah Winfrey, Ama…|By HelloGiggles
The tragic loss of a 27-year-old Detroit woman named Mary “Unique” Spears is a harrowing reminder of one of the biggest threats women face today. Last week, at an event, a man asked Spears for her number. Spears told him that she was already involved—a common tactic for women refusing unwanted advan…
The 2014 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded on Friday to Pakistani Malala Yousafzai and Indian Kailash Satyarthi for "their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education." &quot...
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Bring Back Our Girls

Today is the 171st day since 273 Nigerian school girls were kidnapped. We ask that all of you, from whatever city/country you live, to continue to march and hol...d rallies. Continue to call your government leaders and tell your friends. We will not be silenced.

Every day the family at the Bring Back Our Girls headquarters in Abuja march and rally by the hundreds.


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A North Dakota high school has banned female students from wearing leggings, jeggings, or tight jeans, citing concerns that such attire can be distracting to their male classmates, and also makes girls look too much like a pre-bathtub-scene Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman.
American Apparel has a long history of ads featuring women in various stages of undress that fall somewhere between mildly distasteful to outright objectifying. The sexually-charged ads have been used to sell shirts, shorts, bathing suits, and even socks. Behind the scenes, founder and former CEO Do…
Columbia senior Emma Sulkowicz has vowed to carry a mattress around campus until the man who allegedly raped her leaves the school.
I interviewed Bond Woman Eva Green last spring for a Los Angeles Times piece about the 300 sequel. We were alone together in a hotel room. The night before I had seen her naked. On a gigantic scree
Feminism: It's not just for ladies. There are plenty of guys out there who also believe that women should be treated equally, and are happy to carry around the “F” label publicly. And some of those male feminists just happen to be famous. This week, Joseph Gordon-Levitt pretty much nailed the defini…

This week in feminism...

On vacation this week? Head down in your work or books? Absorbed in a summer romance? Sweatin' to the Netflix oldies in your apartment with a bucket of Chunky Monkey? Fear not, here's all the feminism news you might have missed. Feminist Underwear Is Like The Panties Version of Sex-Ed British studen…
How good is it? It's got everything a lady could want: Jessica Williams in top form. Jon Stewart growing agitated over gender-related injustice. A subtle shoutout to "Not All Men!" The Daily Show's take on sexual assault is so good I feel like I need to lie down for awhile after watching it.
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